The rumor mill has been quiet on free agent starting pitcher
Feldman split 2013 between the Cubs and
Lane signed with the Padres in July as well and went 2-2 with a 5.24 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 33:6 K:BB ratio in 46 1/3 innings. Suarez, who was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 2003 and 2004, hit .261/.318/.322 with 21 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 264 at-bats with El Paso of the American Association last season.
"It feels great," Alonso told the U-T San Diego. "I'm 100 percent. I'm healthy. I'm looking forward to getting started. I'm going to start doing my hitting stuff soon."
Alfonso originally broke his hand on June 1 but clearly wasn't the same player after he returned, slugging .306 in 43 games compared to .416 in 54 games before the injury.
"I had a lot of tendon issues going on in there," he said. "There was a lot of liquid."
Starting in place of Alonso in September, Tommy Medica put up good numbers for the Padres, but Alonso is epxected to be the team's starting first baseman to begin 2014.
Hendriks had the worst of his three seasons in the majors this year, going 1-3 with a 6.85 ERA, 1.71 WHIP and 34:14 K:BB ratio in 47 1/3 innings.
With Dexter Fowler having been dealt to the Astros this week, the
Weiss told MLB.com that
With Sierra out of options, he will likely have to hold his own as a platoon-mate with Lind to save his job in Toronto. He hit .290/.369/.458 in 107 at-bats last season and has hit .267/.327/.478 with four home runs and 10 RBI in 90 at-bats against lefties in his career.
O'Flaherty is recovering from Tommy John surgery and will miss at least the first month of the season. He went 3-0 with a 2.50 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 11:5 K:BB ratio in 18 innings with the Braves before going under the knife.
Hughes had a disastrous 2013 season with the Yankees, going 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings, but he was better on the road, posting a 3.88 ERA.
ESPN Deportes reports that free agent second baseman Robinson Cano flew to Seattle on Thursday for a face-to-face meeting with
The Mariners informed Cano that they would be willing to give him a 10-year deal worth between $230 and $240 million, representing a $20 million gap between their offer and Cano's most recent asking price.